32ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

June 13-17, 2018

The Diplomat Beach Resort

America at the Crossroads:
Developing the Blueprint for Our Future

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The Conference Blueprint

The country is at a crossroads and time will record the leaders and organizations that took significant action to deliver positive change. During the 32nd Annual Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. members from their global network will convene in Hollywood, Florida to offer attendees relevant workshops, panel discussions, community forums and more. As community and global leaders 100 Black Men remain at the forefront of public discourse and advocacy regarding Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness, Economic Empowerment and Leadership Development. The conference will gather the 100 global network to harness their collective energy, knowledge and influence to address critical issues facing youth and the African American Community, while developing the blueprint for positive change.

Make plans today to attend: America At the Crossroads: Developing the Blueprint for Our Future.

Conference Registration Packet

The country is at a crossroads and time will record the leaders and organizations that took significant action to deliver positive change. During the 32nd Annual Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. members from their global network will convene in Hollywood, Florida to offer attendees relevant workshops, panel discussions, community forums and more. Make plans today to attend America At the Crossroads: Developing the Blueprint for Our Future.

A Message from

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Mentoring

Education

Health & Wellness

Economic Empowerment

Leadership Development

100 Community Empowerment Project

The Diplomat Beach Resort

3555 S Ocean Dr
Hollywood, FL 33019

Reservations Number: 855-689-2911

Note: You must be registered for the 32nd Annual Conference to reserve your room. Multiple reservations must be booked one at a time. For questions or assistance with reservations  call toll-free 1-855-689-2911.

100 Youth

One of the largest gatherings of young people from middle school, high school and college all focused on personal development, education, leadership and identifying opportunities for scholarship, internships and entrepreneurship.

Ready, Set, Go!

Sleeping in is an option, however, the spectacular sunrises over the beach and Diplomat pool will make it challenging.  The 100 Fitness Program will be a great way to start the day. Morning walk/jog with the 100 Health and Wellness Committee is an annual fitness component of the 100 Conference.

Connect With Peers

Throughout the conference mentees learn from peers and connect with youth form their chapter and from around the network. One of a kind experiences to meet national figures and attend unique events are planned just for 100 Mentees.

100 Board

Meeting of the 100 Board of Directors to discuss governance, local, regional, national and global issues impacting youth and communities served by 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Conference Room with a View

The Diplomat Resort Conference Center will deliver meeting and workshop space with the best view ever. During conference free time, attendees are only steps from the beachfront or a relaxing poolside cabana.

Women's Excursion

Ladies Only: This activity is an outing just for the ladies! Spend the afternoon with positive and powerful women enjoying lunch and fun activities in an offsite destination.

Networking & Rebuilding

Networking sessions, insights and roadmaps from industry leaders, along with forums that will yield blueprints for rebuilding our communities, schools and organizations.

100 Community Empowerment Project

The 100 CEP is an initiative created in 2004 to ensure that the city where the 100 convenes its conference receives a social and societal impact. Over the years the 100 CEP has included community free health screenings, town hall meetings, youth summits, a day of family enrichment activities, including a robotics exhibition & showcase, interactive games, and educational material for attendees of all ages.   

Relax and Recharge

Evening and nightly events have been planned for both adults and youth. If you want quiet time alone, there is an ocean front terrace with your name on it. Get ready to relax and unwind with stunning views and relaxing water to recharge your battery.

Signature Entertainment

Ignitethe 100

Opening Reception

June 14, 2018
7:30pm – 10:30pm

The Diplomat Beach Resort
Great Hall 3 & 4

Featuring Cool Jazz with:

Will Downing
Mike Phillips
&
Maysa Leak

Ignitethe 100

Black Tie Gala

June 15, 2018
8:00pm – 11:30pm

The Diplomat Beach Resort
Great Hall 3 & 4

Featuring The Whispers

with

Demarco Morgan
Master of Ceremonies

Exhibitor Package

Each June, the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. brings thousands of concerned citizens, business executives, educators, health and financial industry professionals, community leaders and youth advocates together for its Annual Conference, the most substantive gathering of its kind in our nation.

National and International corporations will be participating. We invite you to exhibit alongside global brands who have been long-standing partners of the 100, all dedicated to improving the lives of young people and the communities in which they live.

This world-class destination unveiled its $100 million renovation and redesign in 2017 and promises a first-class experience for both conference attendees and exhibitors. Reserve your booth space today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the 32nd Annual Conference event?

Online at https://100blackmen.org/32nd-annual-conference/
Onsite: Registration is open daily from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. No personal checks will be accepted onsite.

What are the Key Cut-Off Dates?

  • May 1, 2018: Early Bird Conference Registration Ends.
  • May 11, 2017: Last day to secure a hotel room at the conference rate.
  • May 31, 2018: Regular Conference Registration Deadline and Last day to register online. After this date, you must register Onsite.
  • June 1, 2018: Request for Refund Ends

How can I request a refund?

Requests for conference refunds must be made online using the registration ID received via email.

What Are The Conference Cancellation Policies?

Cancellation and refund requests must be made by June 1, 2018. Requests received after June 1, 2018 will not be granted. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

An Administrative Fee of $100.00 will be assessed per registration cancellation. Refunds                                    will be credited in the same form of original payment.

Are there any daily resort fees?

Yes, a Daily Resort Charge of $30 (USD) plus tax will be added to the room rate and Includes: Basic Guestroom Internet, Local and Toll-Free Calls, Two Bottles of Water on Day of Arrival, Up to 4 Beach Chaise Lounges Per Day, 1 Group Fitness Class Per Day, and Non-Motorized Water Sports.

Is there a special, discounted hotel rate if you register for the conference?

The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. conference hotel rate is $212.00 per night until May 11, 2018. You will be required to use the confirmation code received when you register for the conference.

What online site or phone number can I use to book make my hotel registrations?

Hotel reservations can be made by phone at (855) 689-2911 or online at https://aws.passkey.com/e/49594614.

Is conference attendance only for the Members of 100 Black Men?

The conference is open to youth, parents, community neighbors, friends and the supporters of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

I did not complete my registration, because my browser timed out or crashed. What should I do?

If your registration contact information was entered and saved, CVENT will identify your I nformation by your email address. You can just go to the website and continue the registration process.

I'm having trouble completing registration. What should I do?

If you are not able to finish a registration, please try again later or contact 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Headquarters and someone from the Events Team will be happy to to assist you.

 To expedite your call, please have the following information ready when you contact the events team:

1. The contact information you entered when attempting to register

2. The selections you made

3. The exact text and/or technical information that displayed (if a notification message appeared)

How do I contact the events team at 100 Black Men of America, Inc.?

Call the Headquarters office - 404.688.5100. Send an email to the Events Team from the Contact Us button on the event website.

How do I modify my registration? (e.g. to add a spouse or guest)

When you finish a registration in CVENT, you will see your confirmation page with registration details and a Modify Registration button. Click this item selections or registration details. If you added a person or group and need to modify, click on the My Group or View option.

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